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University Hospitals spent $6 million to abandon software system

By Diane Heldt, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Sept. 20–The University of Iowa spent $6 milllion in fiscal year 2011 to abandon a failed laboratory computer software system, hospital officials…

GM Makes Cadillac Dealer Selection: Community Motors

General Motors has just announced they’ve awarded the Cadillac franchise to Community Auto Group in Mason City. Cadillac has not had a presence in the North Iowa area since GM…

Easley awarded certificate for contributions to bandshell renovation

Easley awarded certificate for contributions to bandshell renovation

Janice Easley, long-time advocate for the East Park Band Shell, gave an update on the progress of the Band Shell renovation and was also given a certificate of recognition for…

Campground Closings in Cerro Gordo County

Effective Monday, October 3, 2011, all Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board modern campgrounds will be closed for the season. This includes Wilkinson Pioneer Park in Rock Falls, Linn Grove Park…

Retailers angle for presence in social media’s virtual worlds

MINNEAPOLIS รณ Best Buy Co. Inc. may be building fewer big-box stores in malls and shopping centers nationwide. But when it comes to the virtual world, the Richfield, Minn.-based consumer…

Q&A: Browser to blame when free games fail

QUESTION: I like to play games at Pogo.com on my new desktop PC. But a month ago, a few of the games started to freeze up and I continually got…

Tier 3 Sex Offender Returning to Reside in Mason City Following Release from Prison

Tier 3 Sex Offender Returning to Reside in Mason City Following Release from Prison

According to the Iowa Sex Offender Registry Jamison William Miller will be residing at UPDATED ON 9-23-11: 418 7TH ST SE (primary) and/or 103 15TH ST SE (listed as “other”…

Mason City Man Booked Into Jail on Three Felony Counts of Sexual Abuse

Mason City Man Booked Into Jail on Three Felony Counts of Sexual Abuse

Michael Goodale age 30 was booked into the Cerro Gordo County Jail Tuesday afternoon following a law enforcement investigation into alleged sexual abuse against at least two juvenile boys. The…

Stebens Children’s Theater Burglar Loses Appeal Attempt Heading to Prison

Stebens Children’s Theater Burglar Loses Appeal Attempt Heading to Prison

After nearly two years of legal proceedings Michael Reich age 24 of Mason City is heading to prison following a 3rd degree burglary conviction. Reich was charged in April 2010…